He was born in 1977 in Balıkesir. He started Karate-do in 1990 in Balıkesir City with Sensei Mehmet Aygün. When his technical talent was discovered, his sensei focused on preparation for Kata competitions. He became Turkey Champion in Cadets in 1993 and then two months later he selected for Karate National Team. Between the years 1993-2003, he awarded a total of 11 championships in the individual and team Kata category and 8 other awards.
He has Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Balıkesir University, M.M.F. (Faculty of Architecture & Engineering) Balıkesir, Turkey in 2004 as well as Graduated Construction Technician degree from Balıkesir University, M.Y.O. (Faculty of Business) Balıkesir, Turkey in 2000.
He is a second-level trainer (by the Turkish Ministry of Youth and Sports) and holding 6th Dan in Shotokan style (by Turkish Karate Federation) and 5th Dan in Goju-Ryu style (by Sekai Dentokan Bugei Renmei). Married and father of two children.